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St Michael's Rooms, Winterbourne
St Michael's Rooms,
High Street (B4058),
Winterbourne, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1887, and we understand it is still open.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 records that "St Michael's Church Mission Room" was erected in 1887 at a cost of £550, and has seats for 250. Its first noted appearance on Old Maps is OS 1902-1903 1:2,500, where it is labelled "Mission Room".

It has been extended since then, with a porch to the south, and what appears to be an office to the north, so evidently still in active use in the present day. The notice board outside reads "St Michael's Church Winterbourne", and it is labelled on Google Maps as "St Michael's Rooms". There are further details available in A History of Winterbourne by H.W.N. Ludwell (1972) on the Winterbourne - South Gloucestershire website.

Kelly's Directory also mentions a Memorial Church hall, at "Watley End", with seating for 200. Nothing further is known about this.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference ST6516081165. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 11 May 2013 at 10:06.

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This Report was created 13 Oct 2017 - 02:40:35 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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